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Rick Perry Says He Prays For Barack Obama Every Day (That God will open his eyes)
Business Insider ^ | 08/05/2011 | Grace Wyler

Posted on 08/05/2011 9:03:35 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

With one day to go before his Houston prayer rally, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped hints about his potential presidential bid, telling Christian Broadcast Network that God will have a hand in his presidential decision.

"I have no idea what God's plans are for me but I'm gonna try to be as faithful to him as I can be. I know I will fail as I have often but the good news is we have a forgiving God and I try to follow His directions," Perry said in an interview. "God's got a great sense of humor, I know that as well so anyway, whatever He has in store for me I look forward to it."

He also said he prays every day for President Barack Obama, that "God will open his eyes."

As for The Response, Perry said he is simply following Biblical instructions to ask for "God's grace for this country, for this nation."

Perry, a Methodist who attends a nondenominational church in Austin, is clearly comfortable talking about his faith, a quality that has boosted his appeal with conservative evangelicals.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: barackobama; obama; perry; perry4obama; prayer; ricperry; rino; rinos4obama

1 posted on 08/05/2011 9:03:42 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I pray that he’ll just go away.


2 posted on 08/05/2011 9:05:51 PM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few; and let another take his office.


3 posted on 08/05/2011 9:08:01 PM PDT by null and void (Day 925. When your only tools are a Hammer & Sickle, everything looks like a Capitalist...)
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To: truthkeeper

May the Lord Bless and Keep Barack Obama (Far Away from the White House in 2012)


4 posted on 08/05/2011 9:08:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind; rabscuttle385; All

Oh Jeez....another McCain

” I tell you you have nothing to fear from an Obama, presidency...he is a good family man “


5 posted on 08/05/2011 9:08:50 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Being a Texan, I pray every day that Perry will give this up, and let a conservative (finally) get nominated.


6 posted on 08/05/2011 9:09:10 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: SeekAndFind

Accept it - Obama’s eyes are already wide open.

The trashing of the US Constitution, the racist divisiveness, the looting of the treasury and destruction of America are intentional.


7 posted on 08/05/2011 9:19:04 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Lord’s Prayer covers 0bama:

..........and deliver us from evil. Amen


8 posted on 08/05/2011 9:20:32 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: truthkeeper

DITTO


9 posted on 08/05/2011 9:20:44 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: SeekAndFind

Nothing will open that communists eyes! They are already open and this hard core communists black Muslim intended to destroy America.


10 posted on 08/05/2011 9:22:53 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: BobL

“Being a Texan, I pray every day that Perry will give this up, and let a conservative (finally) get nominated.”

I do believe he has already been signalled to stand down. It is obvious this campaign, as old Dole used to say, is a non-starter.


11 posted on 08/05/2011 9:23:08 PM PDT by ngat
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To: BobL

Agreed Bob. Perry is NO conservative! He is an open borders illegal lovin’ fraud who has snowed many...including many FReepers. Sarah?...she will learn after a bit more homework of Perry. Rush...dittos to that, he has just not looked into Perry’s record enough. My pick since I am running my ancient old Ret. butt’s yap?....Sarah with West as VP.


12 posted on 08/05/2011 9:23:37 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: bobby.223

Well said.

West or Rubio as VP.


13 posted on 08/05/2011 9:26:26 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: SeekAndFind

I am very much afraid that Congress just gave him his second term on a silver platter!


14 posted on 08/05/2011 9:26:52 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE BUSHS!)
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To: SeekAndFind

16 posted on 08/05/2011 9:33:15 PM PDT by Daaave ('Was blind but now I see')
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To: Iron Munro

You said it IM! The muslim boy is no dummy.....he is following his NWO master’s instructions to the letter. Quite a dance, slowly destroying our country while at the same time acting the savior so his muslim can is voted in one more time. His acts are intentional, his words scripted by the globalists. The southern border is left wide open for a reason...part of the overall plan of the one world bastards and the illegal lovers here for Perry will never get that as they are evidently easily fooled by another silver tongue.


17 posted on 08/05/2011 9:33:18 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: SoConPubbie

Outstanding SCP!!! Keep it coming. Maybe these idiots who support this illegals/open borders lover Perry might get a clue.


18 posted on 08/05/2011 9:36:17 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: unkus

Thanks. See post #15. None of these Perry idiots can refute anything there. They try, but it is all illegal lovin’/open borders crap B/S. Real Americans are NOT for open borders or illegal immigration.....Perry and his pals are.


19 posted on 08/05/2011 9:42:35 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: SoConPubbie

Quit SPAMMING.


20 posted on 08/05/2011 9:46:39 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: Paperdoll

Obama’s re-election chances have fallen to 52.5% at Intrade. Had been running in the 55% range prior to the credit downgrade.


21 posted on 08/05/2011 9:46:53 PM PDT by freespirited (Stupid people are ruining America. --Herman Cain)
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To: SeekAndFind

Is it only a matter of opening Hussein’s eyes? Is it really that simple?

Perry should be praying for the American people instead, that THEIR eyes may be opened.


22 posted on 08/05/2011 9:55:52 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: BobL

I’m praying with you, BobL.


23 posted on 08/05/2011 9:57:12 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: bobby.223

I wonder what the hell it is with Perry and Bush and open borders/illegals. Mexico must have a hold on Texas governors.

I think when Sarah announces, the country is going to be so disgusted with 0bama and ready for a real leader to do what’s right for our country that the MSM will go crazy and most people will tell them to go to hell and ignore the negatives.

Rubio or West as VP. Both have huge positives.


24 posted on 08/05/2011 10:00:33 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

AFAIK, Rubio has not established or documented that he is eligible.


25 posted on 08/05/2011 10:33:48 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: Arthur McGowan

AFAIK, Rubio has not established or documented that he is eligible.


What does AFAIK mean?


26 posted on 08/05/2011 10:43:09 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder if Perry would have urged Holocaust victims to pray for their Nazi captors. A few may have done so.


27 posted on 08/05/2011 10:59:14 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: 9YearLurker

“I’m praying with you, BobL.”

Thanks. My next project is figuring out Perry’s Grade Point Average, now that his transcript is on the web. My first guess is something like 2.12...LOL.


28 posted on 08/05/2011 11:43:38 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: BobL

I think it was closer to 1.9. How did he ever graduate?


29 posted on 08/05/2011 11:46:31 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

“I think it was closer to 1.9. How did he ever graduate?”

Wow...I don’t know...no clue.


30 posted on 08/06/2011 12:13:17 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: 9YearLurker

“I think it was closer to 1.9. How did he ever graduate?”

I just came out with 2.17, using a 4 point system (which meant that I had to convert some of his early grades). I got your 1.9 number when I didn’t convert those earlier grades...that number is not valid.

He’s still a TOTAL IDIOT, as far as I’m concerned.


31 posted on 08/06/2011 12:24:06 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: All

According to my brother who attended a meeting with Gov. Perry, he was called on to pray before the meeting and he did pray for President Obama, in much the way it has been described. My brother reports that there was a hearty round of “amens” by those who were in attendance after he finished his prayer.


32 posted on 08/06/2011 12:29:55 AM PDT by betsyross60
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That being said, I am a strong supporter of Palin. Perry is too moderate for this Texan.


33 posted on 08/06/2011 12:33:40 AM PDT by betsyross60
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To: unkus

IIRC.


34 posted on 08/06/2011 12:45:55 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: SeekAndFind

To all those who mock the Governor for praying for the President, I pray that you will be blessed with understanding, too.
(1Ti 2:1-3) First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.


35 posted on 08/06/2011 1:03:28 AM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org)(I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.)(RIAing))
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To: Iron Munro

That’s why Zer0 is celebrating his B’day, 2 consecutive uber partys.

He loves this.


36 posted on 08/06/2011 2:03:30 AM PDT by ChiMark
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To: 353FMG

‘______________that their eyes may be opened.’

WELL said!!!


37 posted on 08/06/2011 2:55:00 AM PDT by USARightSide
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To: Theodore R.

RE: I wonder if Perry would have urged Holocaust victims to pray for their Nazi captors. A few may have done so.

1) I hope you are not equating the current administration with Nazis.

2) St. Paul tells Christians to pray for their leaders in his epistle to his disciple Timothy. I believe the Emperor at that time was Nero.


38 posted on 08/06/2011 5:58:54 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: Sidebar Moderator
Quit SPAMMING.

Thank you so much.

39 posted on 08/06/2011 6:42:25 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, please let it rain in Texas. Amen.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey...it’s okay for the President to pray with the Ramadan people, but it’s NOT okay for Perry to pray with evangelicals. Understand this...


40 posted on 08/06/2011 7:07:41 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: SeekAndFind

Why on Earth would we not pray - openly or hidden in a closet?

We are dust and the Lord is All Knowing.


41 posted on 08/06/2011 7:08:14 AM PDT by eleni121 ("All Along the Watchtower" Book of Isaiah, Chapter 21, verses 5-9)
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To: SeekAndFind

Perry has all the makings of a president. Shame he’s not into closing the border as it makes him another globalist.


42 posted on 08/06/2011 12:07:56 PM PDT by bronxville (Sarah will be the first American female president.)
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